17 Colum. J. Eur. L. 557 (2010)
Andrew T Hopkins, Notes and Comments Editor, Emory International Law Review; J.D. Candidate, Emory University School of Law (2011).
This Article advances the nascent discussion of individuals’ Internet access rights. Scholarship on Internet access rights becomes more necessary as many public services, as well as occupational and educational devices, move into the online realm. This Article provides a full analysis of “three strikes” laws, which provide that an individual may be denied Internet access by a government agency when that individual has been found to engage in online file-sharing without permission. The Article looks specifically at Europe, where France and the U.K. have adopted such laws and other states have considered similar legislation